Summer is here and it's time to hit the beach! One can't go to the charming city of Carmel-by-the-Sea and not go to #CarmelBeach
. The world-famous beach is renowned for its sugary white-sand beach, spectacular views, and magnificent sunsets. It's also accessible to dogs and south of 10th Avenue only, open-pit wood “warming fires” are allowed, a rarity on other beaches in California.
There is a permanent restroom at the parking lot at the end of Ocean Avenue and temporary restrooms along Scenic Road.
Swimming (if you don't mind chilly water),
Wood “warming fires,” but only south of 10th Avenue and only until 10 p.m.
How to get there: From Highway 1 south, take a right at Ocean Avenue, drive through the main part of town, all the way to the end of Ocean Avenue. 5.5 miles from the hotel.